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Genetics (INACTIVE)

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  • Breed bans can lead to frustration, even tragedy

    Q: What do you think about the ruling against Lennox the dog in Belfast? -- S.C., Atlanta, GA A: This may sound melodramatic, but I cried when I read your note. Lennox, a mixed-breed dog, was confiscated about two years ago because officials thought he...
  • Market Watch: New cherry varieties worth a pit stop

    Market Watch: New cherry varieties worth a pit stop
    — Early cherries are reason enough to head to the farmers market, but be careful. Erratic winter chill, freezes during bloom, hail and late rains have made for a short crop of early cherries from the southern San Joaquin Valley. But there's still...
  • 95th Rose Queen is picked in Pasadena

     
    Vanessa Manjarrez, of Mayfield Senior School, was named the 95th Rose Queen for Tournament of Roses Parade at a ceremony in Pasadena Tuesday....
  • 95th Rose Queen, princesses crowned in Pasadena

     
    Vanessa Manjarrez, the 17-year-old student at Mayfield Senior School who beat out more than 900 Pasadena-area young women for the title, joined her Royal Court on stage Thursday to accept her crown, which according to organizers, features more than 600...
  • Dr. David L. Rimoin dies at 75; Cedars-Sinai geneticist

    Dr. David L. Rimoin dies at 75; Cedars-Sinai geneticist
    Dr. David L. Rimoin, a medical geneticist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who pioneered studies of dwarfism and other skeletal abnormalities, died Sunday at the Los Angeles hospital. He was 75 and had been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer days...
  • Renowned South African scientist Phillip Tobias dies at 86

     
    Phillip Tobias, renowned South African paleoanthropologist and expert on early man and hominids, died after a long illness....
  • Can breast cancer be prevented?

    Oftentimes, individuals diagnosed with some form of cancer ask themselves and their physicians, "Could I have done something to prevent this?" Women who are concerned about breast cancer also may wonder if they can prevent this potentially deadly...
  • Autism Risk Linked to Dad's Age, Study Shows

    Autism Risk Linked to Dad's Age, Study Shows
    Scientists have pinpointed a likely source for many cases of autism and schizophrenia: Men who become fathers later in life pass on more brand-new genetic mutations to their offspring. The finding buttresses observations from population studies that...
  • Breast Cancer Awareness: Breast Cancer and Genetics

    Breast Cancer Awareness: Breast Cancer and Genetics
    This week on the morning news we're "thinking pink." We've partnered with North Shore LIJ to delve into the topic of breast cancer as one in eight women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. We'll talk about...
  • 95th Rose Queen Officially Crowned in Pasadena

    95th Rose Queen Officially Crowned in Pasadena
    PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- The 95th Rose Queen was officially crowned in a ceremony Thursday at the Pasadena Convention Center. Vanessa Manjarrez, 17, from Mayfield Senior School, was selected from among the seven young women named to the 2013 Tournament...
  • Laurie Stein

    Laurie Stein
    Laurie Stein received the worst possible news she could've gotten about her own health nearly a decade ago. In June 2003, at the age of 34 and just eight months after giving birth to a baby girl, she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. The...
  • Study: NFL players at risk for Alzheimer's disease, ALS

    Study: NFL players at risk for Alzheimer's disease, ALS
    Just hours before the 2012 NFL season kicked off, a new study suggested that professional football players were three times more likely to have neurodegenerative diseases than the general population. When researchers specifically looked at Alzheimer's...